Spanish idioms (modismos)

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In EnglishModismoAs in...
In the middle of'He fell down in the middle of the street.'
In great haste'She left the shop in great haste.'
To side with'He always used to side with my brother.'
From now on'You'll listen to me from now on.'
Through'He was talking to us through a screen.'
To cost a lot'It cost me a lot.'
After a while'After a while he returned.'
To be in the right'He's in the right.'
To keep'She ended up keeping the car.'
Rightly so'He took it away from her, and rightly so.'
All over'They were seen all over.'
Along'They were searching along the river.'
To come out ahead; to win; to come out on top'He came out on top.'
To come out well'He came out well in (passed) his exam.'
To walk around'He walks around the block.'
To take for granted; to regard as settled'He took it for granted that they would go.'
To put into effect'They put several restrictions into effect.'
To retrace one's steps'We retraced our steps.'
In the long run'In the long run, it will be better to go slowly.'
To have on the tip of one's tongue'I have it on the tip of my tongue.'
To agree to'They have agreed to meet in the square.'
In EnglishModismoAs in...
Without questionWithout question she is the prettiest.
Throughout'Throughout the years he has become famous.'
To make one's way'He made his way through the crowd.'
To hold (control) one's tongue'Rather than argue, he held his tongue.'
To be understood'It is understood that we will get paid every two weeks.'
To not mince one's words, to be blunt and direct'He is very outspoken.'
To go ahead with'He goes ahead with his work.'
To take aside'He took him aside.'
Half...'He left the door half closed.'
To notice'He did not notice that Adriana had left.'
To have on one...'I don't have any money on me.'
To get one's own way'Each time he gets his own way.'
Step by step'He guided us through the jungle step by step.'
To be in the same boat'Don't complain. We're all in the same boat.'
To be about'The novel is about the indians.'
At all cost; at any risk'I'll get it at all costs.'
Nowhere; not... anywhere'It couldn't be found anywhere.'
Fast'He is always going very fast.'
To associate with each other'They don't associate with each other.'
Out of the way'He got her out of the way.'
To go for a walk'Let's go for a walk.'
In EnglishModismoAs in...
To be a question (matter) of; to involve'It's a question of (It's a matter of, It involves) a misunderstanding.'
To be in a hurry'I'm in a hurry.'
To have on; to be wearing'He has on an overcoat.'
To come out ahead; to win; to come out on top'I followed his advice and came out ahead.'
At last'At last he arrived.'
To turn out to be'He turned out to be a conservative.'
From far away'They come from far away.'
To be right'She's not right.'
At every turn'Something new could be seen at every turn.'
To come out badly'He did not come out well on (pass) his exam.'
To turn something overHe turns is over.
To toss and turn'I was tossing and turning in bad.'
To make way'They made way and he went in.'
To be up to date on'He's up to date on the situation.'
To be in effect'The law is in effect.'
In the distance'In the distance, the plane could be seen.'
To have dealings with'I have no dealings with the rich.'
Just now; for the present'I don't need any more just now.'
To drive wild; to unhinge.'It dives me wild.'

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